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::: dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
::: grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
::: besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
::: plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
::: sentinel - sentry; lookout
::: eerie - weird; causing fear because strange
::: hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
::: reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
::: idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
::: glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves